I was trying to capture a sense of the magic of seeing all the cactus spines glowing in the morning light.
The 'yard' of the rental house, and pretty much all the surrounding yards and open spaces had saguaros in varying states of growth and maturity. That was common throughout Tucson.
Ponce de Leon Drive, Catalina foothills, Tucson, Arizona
December 20, 2012 (morning)
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